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Riddim Squad defeats Tournament favourite, Conquerors in Banks DIH Cup – 27th Dec 2012

The Banks DIH/GFA Cup was energized on boxing night, as Riddim Squad caused the upset of the tournament with a 1-nil result over tournament favourite, Conquerors. Sean Hope sealed conquerors fate in the 74th minute.

The Kwakani Strikers’ fairytale came to a crashing 2-0 end, when they ran into Camptown at the GCC Ground, Bourda on Boxing Night. The men from Kwakani have had a dream tournament so far and were hoping to make it all the way to the final. The quarter finals may be shifted to the mining town of Linden, but that decision will be announced by the organizers shortly.

Over in Buxton it was hometown joy as hosts, Buxton United, beat Western Tigers 1-nil, Michael Phyl sealing the deal 3 minutes before regulation. The other game was chock full of penalties, with Amelia’s Ward  finally prevailing 9-8, against Den Amstel. The two teams were goal-less at the end of regulation and extra time.. The semi-finals are expected to be played at the same venue after encouraging crowds.

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